Hastings Museum: A Stellar Destination
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  • HM Up Close

    nutcracker dancers
    Nutcracker: The Motion Picture

    In this Pacific Northwest Ballet performance, it is Christmas Eve and festivities are under way. Clara (Vanessa Sharp) is excited ... Read Article »

    Miles Davis - Birth of the Cool

    Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Miles was a singular force of nature, the very embodiment of cool. The central ... Read Article »

    Tesla & Westinghouse with lightbulb between
    The Current War

    Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse — the greatest inventors of the industrial age — engage in a battle of technology ... Read Article »

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  • Events at the Museum

    Tri-City Food Fight
    The Tri-City Food Fight pits the Hastings Museum, Stuhr Museum, and the Archway in Kearney against each other to see who can raise the most food for local food pantries during the holiday season.


    Family Feeling Tylosaurus SkullLow Sensory Nights | Friday, Dec. 20: 5-8p | Join us on the third Friday of each month, 5-8p. The Museum will lower sounds and lights, and post signs on interactive exhibits that communicate which buttons will trigger audio.


    DeTours | Tues-Sat 1p
    Traveling in a straight line may be the quickest route, but if you get off the beaten path you’ll have more fun. FREE with paid admission!


    37th Annual Festival of Trees
    This year marks the 37th year area clubs and community groups have brightened the Museum with beautiful – and sometimes very creative – Christmas trees.


    Holiday Fun | Sat, Dec. 14
    Join us in celebration! Children will be able to complete many festive crafts and play festive games. Of course it wouldn’t be Holiday Fun if Santa didn’t pay us a visit. Sign up today as space is limited!



    FREE First Friday | Jan. 3  | 5-8p
    On First Friday you can now enjoy a FREE planetarium show at 6p. Sponsored by Quality Sound & Communications, admission is FREE for everyone from 5-8p. Don’t miss our 6 pm large-format film for only $5!